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I hate to be the bear of bad news but there is only two ways currently to have your rights to possess a firearm restored after being convicted and sentenced on a federal offense.
One is to have the conviction set aside as being invalid or improperly obtained. This is only possible in the rarest of circumstances. You have stated nothing that leads me to believe that this is a viable option for you. Circumstances where this may work is in cases of police or prosecutorial misconduct
or recantation of a victim.
The only other way is to seek and have granted a Presidential pardon. This is a difficult and rare remedy. So far President Obama has granted 23. President George W. Bush granted 176. You can see how many other pardons have been granted here. http://www.infoplease.com/us/government/presidential-pardons-1789-present.html
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